Rocky Point

Located within the 15,000 acre marine reserve Bacalar Chico, Rocky Point is a well-visited section of coral reef that is alive with sea life.

Rocky Point, where the crest and back of exposed reef stick out of the water, is one of the better known foundations of Bacalar Chico that once thrived underwater when sea levels were higher.

A visit to Rocky Point will often give visitors a chance to see nearly 200 species of birds, 60 species of reptile, 22 species of amphibian, and 40 species of mammals. There are also several Mayan sites in the area.


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Rocky Point is only accessible by sea from several points on Ambergris Caye as well as X'calak, a town in Mexico. It is best to arrange for a tour guide to take you out.

Located on the northeastern coast of the island of Ambergris Caye, Rocky Point invites residents and tourists who are rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Whether or not you're staying in the vicinity, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights. From this location, San Pedro is 17 miles (27 and a half kilometers) to the south west.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is eating food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Rocky Point. El Zafiro, which offers Caribbean food, is also the closest restaurant. It is just around seven and a half miles away, so grab a table and try something off the menu. Blue Iguana Grille and Ms. Sara's Kitchen are a couple other restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Ms. Sara's Kitchen you can try a bite of Creole cuisine and experience the Belize culture.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some additional places of interest nearby, including Chac Balam, which is within driving distance on Ambergris Caye. Also consider visiting Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park, which is another attraction nearby.

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